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by 20 · 11 minutes ago

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a good day today. Is there a Paleo diet book that is full of recipes? I want to cook low carbs but i don't know where to begin. Thanks, Denise :)

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mgm 0 · September 15, 2012 at 7:54 PM

There are so many! You could start with Practical Paleo, which is basically a complete guidebook for the Paleo lifestyle, and contains recipes as well as masses of useful info. Also: Everyday Paleo/Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook Make It... (more)

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by 3501 · 17 minutes ago

Has anyone read this book by Dallas and Melissa hartwig? I'm about 1/2 way through and I have to say it is so far amazing....easy to read, great examples, science backed up by studies, personal experiences and common sense. If you've read it do... (more)

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Melissa_Hartwig 0 · June 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Thanks so much for all of the kind words. We're beyond thrilled that the PaleoHacks community is enjoying It Starts With Food. Best, Melissa & Dallas

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by 130 · 26 minutes ago

I really want my mother to try paleo-style eating because she's diabetic and is on blood pressure medications and a statin. Thing is that she's from Mexico and has only a third grade education at most. She's fairly smart regardless and somehow got... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · March 07, 2012 at 11:54 PM

I have a spare copy of Robb Wolf's "the Paleo Solution" and Mark Sisson's "The Primal Blueprint" that I always lend to friends interested in finding out about Paleo. I think they're very well written introductions - and don't get so into the... (more)

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by 15 · 31 minutes ago

I'm a marathon a month girl....I have 3 more states to complete marathons in 50 states! I gained a ton of weight marathoning, eating too many carbs, no fat...Another runner told me about this diet because my feet hurt from too much weight...It is... (more)

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not_such_a_xfit_noob_anymore 0 · January 12, 2012 at 5:48 AM

Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson or The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf are two great places to start. Good luck.

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by 2178 · 31 minutes ago

I've lurked around here and other websites to figure out what supplements to take (if any) while I begin attempting to get pregnant, but I'm looking for book suggestions on the pregnancy process as a whole. One that I have heard of is "What to... (more)

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Dave_Asprey_1 0 · January 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM

I am co-author of an upcoming book due this year from Wiley, along with my wife who is a physician. It's called The Better Baby Book and contains 1300 references, including a carefully crafted diet that is paleo and then some, recommending... (more)

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by 571 · 33 minutes ago

I posted something earlier about getting my Dad into paleo for health reasons, I want to do the same for my Mom. I was thinking about buying a book or two for both of them and slip them in to the Xmas presents this year. What is a great book for... (more)

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EH 0 · December 10, 2011 at 11:59 PM

The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf or The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson

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by 160 · 38 minutes ago

Hey everyone... I posted this a few days ago but it mysteriously disapeared before I could see the responses. So if you posted then, thank you and I'm sorry i didn't get to see it! I'm making a paleo cookbook as a Christmas gift for my older... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · October 06, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Have you tried www.chowstalker.com? It's a great resource for Paleo recipes!

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by 248 · 40 minutes ago

New book that everyone might be interested in reading: "Wheat Belly" - http://www.amazon.com/Wheat-Belly-Lose-Weight-Health/dp/1609611543/lowcarbohysol-20 Read review of book here: ... (more)

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none 0 · September 03, 2011 at 1:31 AM

Notes on some of Dr. Davis's interviews: Robb Wolf "Whole wheat products raise blood glucose higher than almost all other foods. Because of this Dr. Davis simply hit on this as the ONE thing his patients should eliminate - voila, lower bg,... (more)

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by 343 · 44 minutes ago

So I've been Paleo for 30 days, and I'd really like to get off my antidepressant (60mg of citalopram, aka Celexa). I also want to do this because I am trying to get pregnant, and there are too many studies that have come out recently about... (more)

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Paleolady 0 · July 13, 2011 at 8:18 PM

THIS BOOK CHANGED MY LIFE. Sorry for shouting, but I'm quite passionate about it. This is the book that eventually led me to Paleo. When I first read the book, I was a "semi" vegetarian, only eating chicken and fish, and only rarely. I ate... (more)

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by 1972 · about 1 hour ago

Every review I have seen is a real love-fest with the book. They also mention he goes into great detail on the biological mechanisms behind what he espouses in a section of the book- which is good! I am still wondering what the scientific detail... (more)

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Shilpa_Nicodemus 0 · September 24, 2010 at 6:03 PM

He has a (long) list of references at the end of the book, but he doesn't cite within the text itself. (e.g. He'll just say "Cortisol causes gluconeogenesis" but doesn't cite which reference you could find it in)

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by 95 · about 1 hour ago

Hi I'm totally new to this concept, what would be the most basic first book or author to read to get into it? Thanks Guy

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Jodi 0 · May 07, 2010 at 11:27 AM

For a newcomer, I think the online sources are better than books. Start with the PaNu blog (click on 'Get Started' at the top of the page), then check out the Eades blog and Mark's Daily Apple. For heavy-duty scientific analysis on why the... (more)

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by 2302 · about 23 hours ago

The Perfect Health Diet is one of my favorite books and I am looking for something to compete with it. I wouldn't mind something geared a bit more towards an athletic person. Any suggestions? Not necessarily one of the "Paleo" books because I have... (more)

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paleot 0 · June 06, 2014 at 7:46 AM

Alan Watts collection on audio mp3, for during the exercise / workout sesh.

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Have you eaten paleo for a month or more? Want to be featured in a book? We are currently finishing up a book about people who eat (or have eaten) paleo. And if you???d like to be featured in it, this is your chance. Our book is an... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Hey everyone, I'm brand new to the Paleo lifestyle but it absolutely intrigues me! In other words - I'm on board :) Where is good place to start in terms of information? Preferably, a YouTube channel...but a book would be fine.

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raydawg 0 · March 09, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Get one of these books: Practical Paleo by Dianne Sanfilippo - (if you get this, but it as a dead-tree paper version) Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf Perfect Health Diet by Paul and Shu Jing Jaminet The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson The... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

@Jackietros

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eric_9 0 · November 10, 2013 at 4:35 PM

saute lightly in coconut oil.

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by 13 · about 24 hours ago

Hello, I bought the book on the weekend and had great intentions on reading it in full, but I found it incredibly boring! I dont know if I am suffering 'diet book fatigue' (I just made that up but it feels real!) Or if it was the first chapter... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 03, 2012 at 2:05 PM

'It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole 30...' by Melissa Hartwig This book is a very fluid read, very sensibly put together. She promotes a specific approach to Paleo (Whole 30 challenge) which you can choose to take or leave. Regardless, the... (more)

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by 50 · about 24 hours ago

Hi, all. Although I've found this forum crazy helpful in my transition to paleo eating, I now am looking for a good guide for my girlfriend. She is interested but skeptical, and not much of a reader, so I need something comprehensive but still... (more)

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Lynn_6 0 · October 21, 2012 at 4:08 PM

The Paleo Coach by Jason Seib might be a good fit, however it's not out for a couple of months. You can pre-order on Amazon.

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by 405 · October 30, 2014 at 3:51 AM

My arguments for why it's will be bad. "The Paleo Answer: 7 Days to Lose Weight, Feel Great, Stay Young". He jacks the term Paleo 2.0 from KGH with little understanding of the origins*. Bacon is evil. "Potatoes should stay below ground" Flax Oil... (more)

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Nance 0 · December 19, 2011 at 5:39 PM

About the only thing you can do in 7 days is miss your SAD staples, suffer "transition flu" and tell everyone you know you're trying a radical new diet. I respect Dorado's point so I won't review the book without having read it. But I've read the... (more)

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by 383 · October 30, 2014 at 3:12 AM

Hi everybody, if you have read this book already, could you let us know your opinion about it or give us a review? I've already read the Primal Blueprint and The Paleo Solution and I wonder if t's worth to get this book. Thank you! (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · December 29, 2010 at 9:23 PM

I'm really not a fan and it pains me to say that because he was one of the people who got me into eating better. The exercise chapters are good, but the food advice is silly enough that I can't recommend it at all. Art has been mad at me for what... (more)

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by 20 · October 30, 2014 at 3:12 AM

Hi, I'm looking for any of the major Paleo books that are translated into Korean. Do they exist? My wife is Korean but she can not understand the complex science behind why she should give up rice, etc. Thanks!

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Christian 0 · December 22, 2010 at 8:31 PM

For starters ask your wife to google "????????? ???????????? ", that's the translation for paleolithic diet... there are a bunch of decent articles that explain it. As far as books, I googled it and found this... (more)

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by 120 · October 29, 2014 at 3:54 AM

Which book would it be, and why? I've already read "The Whole 30". Great stuff, but I want to increase my knowledge. I'm leaning towards "The Paleo Solution" and also "The Primal Blueprint" but I'm not sure which one. Maybe there's one out there... (more)

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Justin_12 0 · February 15, 2013 at 2:07 AM

How much weight do you need to lose and how quickly do you need to lose it? If you're in a hurry, you should consider a ketogenic diet. A lot of Paleo books are against the kind of weighing and measuring require to really hit this point home. ... (more)

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by 20353 · October 29, 2014 at 3:27 AM

Which Paleo book do you wish you had written? There are no royalties to be had (for the sake of this question.)

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Nance 0 · December 30, 2011 at 5:41 PM

Chris Kresser wrote it as a blog post, "How to Prevent Spending the last 10 years of your life in a diaper and a wheel chair". I mean, that's what I'm really doing when you boil it down to the essentials--trying to maintain or improve my level of... (more)

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by 682 · October 29, 2014 at 3:25 AM

I read the book, "Sex at Dawn" after I read a review by a Paleohacker. I loved the book and am trying to find more books along the lines of how we evolved to live. I read Nutrition and Physical Degeneration. I enjoy the nutrition books but I am... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · December 05, 2011 at 3:20 AM

I recommend anyone who's interested in managing their hormones well to read both: Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar and Survival and Mastering Leptin If you only read one, read Mastering Leptin. (more)

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by 581 · October 29, 2014 at 3:23 AM

hi anyone know any good books or online articles about living on zc? i've been to the "zeroing in on health" forum and will start going through the "active low carb" forum. but i really want some books directly about zero carb (meat and fat... (more)

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Rose 0 · March 03, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Not quite about zero-carb, but here's a book by two ketogenic diet researchers, Jeff Volek and Steve Phinney, that addresses pretty much everything currently known about ketogenic diets for health and weight loss. It's become my favorite book on... (more)

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by 248 · October 28, 2014 at 3:57 AM

I was just watching the morning ABC News and they had a guest on, Dr. Michael Mosley, it was his first US interview. From what it sounds like, it eases folks into intermittent dieting. He says 2 days of fasting are optimal and you eat 500 cal a... (more)

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Desmond 0 · March 19, 2013 at 3:19 PM

This basically seems like EatStopEat but with 500 or 500 calories instead of a complete fast. The basis is: IF YOU RESTRICT CALORIES, YOU WILL LOSE WEIGHT. Restrict big 2 days/week + eat normal the other days = overall calorie restriction for the... (more)

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